Monday, January 31, 2011

CLIR/Library of Congress Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, March 11, 2011

The Library of Congress Mellon Fellowship, offered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), supports dissertation research in the Preservation Research and Testing Division of the Preservation Directorate at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

Eligibility Requirements:
*Be enrolled in a doctoral program in a graduate school in the United States (master's thesis research is not eligible)
*Complete all doctoral requirements except the dissertation and be ready to start research for it as early as June 1 and no later than September 1, 2011, with approval of the dissertation proposal no later than April 1, 2011
*Plan to do dissertation research with original source material at the Library of Congress
*Write the dissertation and receive the Ph.D. degree in a field of the humanities or in a related element of the social sciences (candidates for the Ed.D, J.D., or D.D. degrees are not eligible).
*An applicant may be of any nationality but must be enrolled in a U.S. graduate school and be studying here, not on a campus abroad even if operated by a U.S. institution.
*Proposed research must be conducted on-site at the Library of Congress for the entire duration of the fellowship.

For a full description and application procedures, visit:

Council on Library and Information Resources
1752 N Street, NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036